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albionn. [Prob. from the same root as Gael. alp a height or hill. “It may have been bestowed on the land lying behind the white cliffs visible from the coast of Gaul. Albany, the old name of Scotland, means probably the “hilly land.” I. Taylor.].
     An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry.  [1913 Webster]
    "In that nook-shotten isle of Albion."  [1913 Webster]


albion, n. (also perfidious Albion) Britain or England.

OE f. L f. Celt. Albio (unrecorded): F la perfide Albion with ref. to alleged treachery to other nations

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